Uncovering Student Thinking About Mathematics In The Common Core, Grades 3-5: 25 Formative Assessment Probes

Uncovering Student Thinking About Mathematics In The Common Core, Grades 3-5: 25 Formative Assessment Probes

Uncovering Student Thinking About Mathematics in the Common Core, Grades 3-5: 25 Formative Assessment Probes

Take the guesswork out of grades 3-5 math assessment!
Quickly pinpoint and reverse your students’ common math difficulties with this detailed and easy-to-follow resource from best-selling authors Cheryl Tobey and Carolyn Arline. Twenty research-based assessment probes help you ask the right questions to uncover just where your students get confused – while learning is already underway.

These CCSM-aligned probes eliminate all guesswork and will help you:

  • Systematically address conceptual and procedural mistakes
  • Plan targeted instruction and remediation in multiplication and division, problem solving, the four operations, factorization, and beyond
  • Master essential CCSM mathematical processes and proficiencies for Grades 3-5

About the Author

Cheryl Rose Tobey is a senior mathematics associate at Education Development Center (EDC) in Massachusetts. She is the project director for Formative Assessment in the Mathematics Classroom: Engaging Teachers and Students (FACETS) and a mathematics specialist for Differentiated Professional Development: Building Mathematics Knowledge for Teaching Struggling Students (DPD); both projects are funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). She also serves as a director of development for an...

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